Airman Arrested For Bomb Materials

An Altus Airman caught with bomb making materials was set to be in court Thursday morning.

Investigators said they believe the prevented a major tragedy when they made the find at Senior Airman Timothy Carey's home.  Altus Police arrested the 26-year-old on Wednesday at the base.

Witnesses tipped off the Air Force Office of Special Investigations claiming Carey made comments about having explosives at his home.  He apparently bragged that he could use those explosives to tie-up law enforcement.

The Airman is being held without bond at the Jackson County Jail.